LF,CF,RF - BAL - IL10
Orioles' OF Anthony Santander has landed on the IL with a sprained left ankle and will likely miss 2-4 weeks.
After exiting Tuesday's game attempting to get back to first base on a pickoff attempt, Santander will likely miss the next 2-4 weeks for the O's with a left ankle sprain. Luckily, an MRI confirmed that there were no fractures, a bit of good news for Santander. Santander's absence should clear the way for both Austin Hays and DJ Stewart to handle everyday roles in the corner outfield for the O's.
X-rays on Orioles outfielder Anthony Santander's injured ankle were negative Tuesday, according to a report from MASN's Roch Kubatko. Santander is scheduled to undergo an MRI soon.
It sounds like Santander avoided a fracture, but he isn't out of the woods yet after being helped off the field Tuesday. He was originally diagnosed with a sprained ankle. Look for an update on his status on Wednesday.
The Orioles announced that Anthony Santander has been diagnosed with a sprained left ankle.
Santander suffered the injury on Tuesday against the Marlins. We'll have to see if it winds up resulting in an IL stint.
Orioles OF Anthony Santander exited Tuesday’s game against the Marlins early with an apparent leg injury.
Santander was helped off the field after awkwardly getting back to first base on a pickoff attempt in the first inning. He was unable to put much weight on his leg as he exited the field. The severity of Santander’s injury is unknown at this time and he's considered day-to-day.
Anthony Santander went 1-4 with a double and one strikeout.
Santander has been ice cold, batting 4/38 (.105) since April 8th. There's room for optimism here because Santander is crushing the ball (93.2 MPH exit velocity) with a .245 xBA. His .211 BABIP shows he's getting unlucky, but he's striking out more than ever in the early going. The 26-year-old is due for a hot streak.